The evaluation of cystatin C, IL-1 beta, and TNF-alpha levels in total saliva and gingival crevicular fluid from 11- to 16-year-old children


Ulker A. E., Tulunoglu O., ÖZMERİÇ KURTULUŞ N., CAN M., DEMİRTAŞ S.

JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY, vol.79, no.5, pp.854-860, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 79 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1902/jop.2008.070422
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PERIODONTOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.854-860
  • Keywords: children, cystatin C, gingival crevicular fluid, interleukin-1 beta, saliva, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, TUMOR-NECROSIS-FACTOR, PERIODONTAL-DISEASE, CYSTEINE PROTEINASES, PAROTID-SALIVA, WHOLE SALIVA, INTERLEUKIN-1-BETA, INHIBITORS, CYTOKINES, HEALTHY, NONSMOKERS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: The aim of this study was to evaluate the levels of cystatin C, interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta), and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) in the total saliva and gingival crevicular fluid (GCF) of periodontally healthy children (PHC) and children with gingivitis (CG) who were between I I and 16 years old.